BEWTER, Robert

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'BEWTER, Robert', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17237 Date accessed: 23 August 2014.


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Robert BEWTER

Biography

NameRobert BEWTER
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical empiric (Quack)
Period of medical practice1545-1573
Other notesArraigned 1555 1560 & 1563.

Censorial hearings

1555-6
Entry'There were examined and punished ... Robert Bewter'.
Action takenExamined and punished.
Verdictguilty
SentencePunished
1560-1
Entry'Perseval, William Stinton, and Spenser the grocer, Robert Bewter and the Italian Julius, all quacks, were restrained.'
Action takenRestrained.
Verdictguilty
SentenceRestrained
1563-4
Entry'Peter Vanduram, ... Bewter, Patric, all empirics, were reprimanded, and among these some were punished by imprisonment as were Rocheford and Persevalle.'
Action takenReprimanded.
Verdictguilty
SentenceReprimanded


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